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Kaitlan D.

Folsom, CA
Starting at $43
  • Associates degree in Arts and Humanities from Folsom Lake College
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Kaitlan D.

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I teach beginning guitar skills for you to be able to build upon in order to further your musical career. I have been playing guitar for 18 years and have been teaching for 8. I am a mobile teacher, so you don't have to lug around your guitar to lessons. I create lesson plans for each individual student, catering to your musical needs.

About Kaitlan

Hi! I have wanted to play guitar since I was really little. Watching my great grandfather play every Christmas and watching the joy on everyone's faces from it definitely influenced my decision to choose guitar as my instrument of choice. I recieved my first guitar at the age of nine and have loved

Curtis L.

22 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Curtis L.

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All Levels are Welcomed! Please scroll down and view my student reviews, videos and pictures! Strumming Patterns, Finger Picking & Songs are all covered in private lessons with me.

About Curtis

Hello! I'm a supportive, positive and patient teacher who is passionate about helping my students. Each individual student learns differently and with my professional performance background and having studied in the world renown Guitar Institute of Technology(GIT) program at Musicians Institute, I

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Phillip M.
Curtis has been a great instructor for me. Curtis listens ,encourages and teaches in away that I am making progress each week on skills like strumming ,timing, and rhythm . The bottom line is that I truly look forward to my lesson every week with Curtis and I think you will too.

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Alan
Curtis is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. He teaches the type of songs you want to learn and not some song from a guitar guidebook. My first lesson was two hours and it quickly went by. I learned a lot, had a lot of fun and am looking forward to my next lesson. If you are in search of a guitar instructor, I would highly recommend him.
Jas S.
I think Curtis is a very very great teacher he taught me many songs. From Elijah .P

Ashley B.

5 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Latin, Italian, French, German, Arabic, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ashley B.

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Music lessons are all about expression, education, and creativity. During our guitar lessons, we will explore techniques from basics to advanced. Music theory will create a wonderful foundation that will help you as a student further your knowledge and ability to continue in your guitar skills and basic musicianship. I am excited to begin or continue with you on your musical journey. Let's start making music today!

About Ashley

Music plays such an important part of everyone's life. I graduated with my Bachelors degree in Music from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Although, my concentration was in voice, I have played and performed with a variety of instruments including the piano, guitar, and ukulele. My goal a

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Cynthia H.
Great teacher I have two granddaughters that wanted to learn to play our family piano. Ashley has been great keeping these two (5yr old and 9yr old) interested and enjoying what they are learning. Could not have had a better experience or teacher. Having Ashley as a teacher has made all of us enjoy music in our home again!!
Emily
Ashley is a lovely person and a wonderful teacher. My daughter has enjoyed working with her and has learned so much! Highly recommend.
Abby
Ashley has been so patient and passionate in teaching my girls voice lessons remotely. They look forward to it every week, and are gaining confidence and knowledge with Ashley’s wonderful guidance. I highly recommend her for voice lessons!

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Nick R.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick R.

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acoustic guitar playing: both finger picking and playing with a pick

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet pla

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Jim
I have been taking guitar lessons with Nick Russo since February 2018. In my opinion, Nick Russo is a terrific musician and an outstanding teacher. He is an active gigging musician with an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory and music history and is well-versed in various types of music including,but not limited to classical, jazz, metal, folk, world music, etc., etc. Nick comes from a musical family and is very passionate about music, and this comes accross loud and clear in his lessons.He lives and breathes music.

I came to Nick after taking lessons for several years with another teacher. I liked this teacher very much, and the lessons only ended because the teacher moved to another geographic location. Although I did like this teacher, the lessons were starting to get stale and repetitious. When I started working with Nick that feeling was turned around. Lessons with Nick are very stimulating and interesting. Although Nick knows sight reading and theory well, he places a great emphasis on aural (ear) training. I have worked with him learning intervals, scales and songs, using my ears instead of my head. It’s a little hard to explain, but it’s a very organic kind of way to learn music. You learn the instrument more intuitively and I have had a number of’ “aha” moments when some pattern or connection or aspect of theory makes sense in a deep way. In the time that I’ve worked with Nick, my knowledge of the fretboard, and my ability to figure things out by ear has improved tremendously although I still have a long way to go.

Nick is also an incredibly kind and compassionate person, and he has shown a great deal of patience when working with me. If I don’t understand something he will try to break it down or present it in such a way that it finally makes sense to me. He has also worked a lot with me on my technique, and has tried to help me play more efficiently and ergonomically. Earlier in my guitar playing career, I developed

tendonitis in my left hand from playing. In addition, I have chronic lower back problems. Nick has made numerous helpful suggestions so that I don’t exacerbate these problems or injure myself again. One suggestion that was particularly helpful was to use a bass guitar strap for my electric guitar. Because the bass strap is much wider than a regular guitar strap, the weight is more evenly distributed across my back, resulting in less back strain.

I began my lessons with Nick face-to-face, but this changed to video due to the coronavirus pandemic. We utilize Skype and it seems to work pretty well, although there’s no substitute for meeting in person. Nick seems very adept at working in this modality. For example, he will have me position the camera so he can see how I am playing something. He will also provide close-ups of his own fingering to show me how he is playing something. In addition, Nick sends his students notes regarding the most salient points of each session. This is something he did even prior to the pandemic. Nick allows me to audio tape the sessions, and when I am able to go through the tape I gain an even deeper understanding of whatever was covered.

In short I feel that Nick is great person and a terrific teacher and that I was very lucky to have found him. I would recommend him to anyone with no reservation.
Brian
He is fanstastic! A very patient teacher who was always willing to go the extra step to help me learn and improve. I miss our lessons. However I still follow much of the advice and tricks he taught me!
J.E.P.
My son, who is 10 and has been playing guitar for two years, has been taking Nick’s band class for the last 9 months and we are very happy with it. Nick is not only a great musician, but as a father himself knows well how to teach kids and make them engage in whatever they are playing.

He has taught my son not only how to play with well with other musicians, but also how to find his “voice” within a band both in the rhythmic and solo sections of the songs.

He was accommodating when we had to reschedule a class due to personal reasons, and is always willing to make the class a little bit longer if necessary to finish what they were practicing.

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to have the lessons remotely, he started to use ZOOM and, while things remotely cannot be the same, he did a great job at making sure that they stayed as close to true form as possible.
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Gregory M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Jazz Studies from DePaul University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Gregory M.

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As a guitar teacher for 12 years, my lessons of a dynamic method which align with the individual goals of the student. Whether just starting out on the guitar, or looking to get over a plateau, we create a path that guides you to becoming a better player.

About Gregory

Hi! My name is Greg. I love music. I have played all kinds of music, from rock, jazz, blues, bluegrass, and classical professionally. My lessons come from years of study including a University Degree. My method is all about helping you attain your goals on the instrument. My lessons have helped peo

Ray T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BA Film Scoring and Synthesis from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ray T.

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I've been playing guitar and piano since I was little. I've been playing music professionally since I was 16 and can cover many styles of music. Berklee College of Music graduate.
I really love teaching and try to incorporate new techniques and technologies into my lesson. It comes down to getting to know you and making the lessons relevant to you.

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I like to get to know my students so I can teach them from a point of empathy. *** Styles and Disciplines *** Jazz, Pop, Classical, Ear Training, Music Theory

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in North Highlands, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in North Highlands is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"I left my first lesson feeling confident which is a first when it comes to past lessons I have taken with other instructors"
Patrick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Diego R.
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"Andrea e' un ottimo insegnante di chitarra... La sua passione e' importante per il miglioramento dei suoi studenti... Almeno a me e' successo questo. Avevo difficoltà nel migliorarmi e lui mi ha fornito grande motivazione. Assolutamente consigliato!"
Monica
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Evan is a fantastic teacher! He is as responsible and professional as they come. He breaks down his lessons so it's easy to understand. Simple put, he makes learning music easy. He's enthusiastic, encouraging and supportive. I went from not knowing anything on the acoustic to learning multiple songs. I can play along to the music now! Evan is by far the best teacher I've ever had!"
HALEY
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Evan C.
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"Michelle was a very good guitar teacher. She was very pacient with me. I would definitely recommend her to somebody"
Ivan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Mark instructs my 8-year-old daughter for the past 4 months. He's patient, polite, and well-organized. My daughter enjoys her lessons and has progressed nicely. I also saw a recital of Mark's current students a few months ago and can attest to the wide diversity of students and musical styles he teaches. We heard beginners, folk, country, metal, you name it. It was a testament to his wide-range as an instructor and his ability to cater to each student's interests and abilities."
Beth
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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"Matt was just awasome.I was excited! He was extremely careful and brief in his instructing and clarifications. I am exceptionally eager to proceed and figure out how to be a decent piano player. Extremely cheerful we discovered Matt and am energized by more lessons.
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Sophia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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"Jordan is an amazing teacher. He teaches in a way we can put on in our thoughts. Very enthusiastic and comfortable person to learn on. He is very patient even when we make mistakes he teaches until we learn the nerves. Will recommend Jordan who really wants to learn the kith and kin of what they learn. very remarkable approach in his teaching methodology. Above all very comfortable person."
Hindu
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Hey Tim;
Wanted to thank you for teaching me how to play the guitar this past year. You truly keep me fired up and look forward to 2017. I hope you are enjoying the time with your family. Happy New Year, be safe. See you next week!"
Martin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"First, the fact that he came all the way to my house to be able to give me my lesson, already made him stand out as an instructor. Caleb was very patient with me and showed me step by step instruction to make sure I was understanding what i’m learning. The lessons were super effective and I was able to learn how to not only play the guitar but make playing my own."
Amber-Liz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Caleb F.
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"Eric is a super cool guy and a great teacher. I've learned a ton and would definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn guitar."
Heather
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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